Everyone is hearing the buzz about the benefits of Omega-3s and one of the best sources for the good stuff is Salmon.
Sure, you can leave it plain and bake it, but why not make it saucy and exciting? This is one of my favorite recipes because it’s literally bursting with flavor, it’s salty and a little sweet (always a winning combo!) plus has great immunity boosting ingredients like garlic and ginger. That little kick of red pepper flakes will get your metabolism all revved up.
Healthy deliciousness has been served!
Happy Spring! You know what that means? Summer is right around the corner; and if summer is right around the corner, then so is beach season. The old me used to work myself into a tizzy about getting into bikini shape; this included fad diets, over-exercising, and an obscene amount of time spent searching for cellulite in the mirror. Thankfully I threw out those habits like yesterday’s tofu, and picked up some healthier ones instead. These habits revolve around an overall concept of “More and Less,” and I think of them as a Spring Cleaning for both my body and mind. This month, try out the following tips, including the Spring Shape up Yoga with Weights video I made for you, and see how much lighter you feel come summer- mentally and physically. (more…) read more →
Detoxing is an ancient ritual. The biggest and most important civilizations of the ancient world have all had rituals that included periods of fasting and detoxifying to heal, rest or for spiritual reasons. The digestive process is an incredible taxing one, taking up to 75% of the total energy your body uses in a single day. So giving yourself some time away from digesting heavy meals can help your body use that extra energy to heal, replenish, boost your metabolism and detoxify. (more…) read more →
Recently I have become increasingly aware of how amazing, brilliant, and beautiful women abandon themselves without realizing that they are, in fact, abandoning themselves the way they currently are. So many of us live in a world of potential; thinking that because we plan to change ourselves, we don’t have to love who we are today!
If you ask me, this is backward thinking.
You have to love who you are today to become someone who you will authentically desire to be tomorrow.
First of all, start small. Go to the pool with friends who you feel good around. Go to the beach or pool with your sister or closest friend. Once you’re there, laugh a lot, and focus on having as much fun as humanly possible. Last summer, I bought a ridiculous neon bathing suit, got crazy fake nails with really expensive nail art, and blasted my favorite hip hop songs at my uncle’s pool with my closest girlfriend until we got in trouble with the neighbors. That’s when I realized I love the pool, and am certainly not gonna let a few extra pounds (**in my head**) keep me away. (more…) read more →